Products in American Indians
|The Complete Book of Seminole Patchwork |
by Beverly Rush, Lassie Wittman
Simply written, excellently illustrated guide to creating unique designs composed of bright, multicolored bands. Includes glossary of terms, patterns and instructions for reading assembly diagrams, and more.
|Daily Life of the Aztecs |
by Jacques Soustelle
Vivid account of a profoundly religious warrior society — from primitive days to the eve of the 16th century Spanish conquest. Accounts of religious beliefs, buildings, family life, much more. 39 illustrations, 2 maps.
|Daily Life of the Incas |
by Louis Baudin
Through their art, architecture, and oral traditions, this book explores Inca life just before the arrival of Europeans, examining dress and diet, civil and social customs, more. 16 black-and-white illustrations.
|Decorative Art of the Southwestern Indians |
by Dorothy S. Sides
Nearly 300 royalty-free examples, ranging from 13th-century geometric art of Pueblo to contemporary designs, include motifs from pottery, basketry, beadwork, masks, dolls, sand paintings, and blankets. 50 plates.
|Design Motifs of Ancient Mexico |
by Jorge Enciso
This catalog of ancient motifs contains over 760 vigorous, powerful, stark designs from pre-Columbian clay stamps made by Aztecs, Maya, Zapotecs, Toltec, Olmec, Mixtec. Depictions of serpents, gods, priests, dancers, florals, geometrics, more.
|Designs from Pre-Columbian Mexico |
by Jorge Enciso
300 bold, rhythmic circle designs, originally incorporated on small clay spindle weights, depicting man-like deities, animals both real and fantastic, reptiles, birds, flowers, masks, geometrical figures, wheels, foliage, maze-like patterns, and frets.
|Easy-to-Make Plains Indians Teepee Village |
by A. G. Smith
Delightful model re-creates life and ways of Plains tribes. 5 decorated teepees, 20 "action figures" of Indians riding horses, cooking, hunting buffalo, dancing, playing lacrosse, more. Instructions.
|Easy-to-Make Pueblo Village |
by A. G. Smith, Josie Hazen
Colorful scale model of an Indian village of the Southwest. Only scissors and glue needed for assembly. Several dwellings, free-standing figures, more. Simple instructions. Ideal classroom or home project.
|Everyday Life of the North American Indian |
by Jon Manchip White
Well-researched and highly readable study provides in-depth views of the daily life, times, and culture of the Native American athlete, warrior, spouse, and parent; witch doctor, worshipper, artist and craftsman. 107 black-and-white illustrations.
|Favorite North American Indian Legends |
by Philip Smith
Treasury of imaginative tales: Algonquin story of how Glooskap conquered the Great Bull-Frog; "The Meeting of the Wild Animals," a Tsimshian myth; "The Bear Man," a Cherokee legend; and more.
|From the Deep Woods to Civilization |
by Charles Alexander (Ohiyesa) Eastman
A native Sioux's inspiring biography recounts his education in the white world, his experiences as a physician at the Wounded Knee massacre, and his goverment work on behalf of American Indians.
|Fun with Native American Masks Stencils |
by Marty Noble
Zuñi Autumn Festival mask, a dancing mask of the Bella Bella Indians of British Columbia, a sacred totem mask of the Kwakiutl tribe, a raven symbol of the Haida, and 2 others.
|Fun with Southwest Indian Stencils |
by Paul E. Kennedy
For youngsters as well as craftworkers: 6 pre-cut stencils adapted from patterns on fabrics, pottery and basketware. Intriguing Pueblo lizard and bird motifs, anthropomorphic designs of the Navajo and Hopi tribes, more.
|Games of the North American Indians |
by Stewart Culin
The most complete work ever prepared on the subject — based on museum collections, travel and ethnographic accounts and author’s own research. 1,112 figures.
|Geronimo: My Life |
by S. M. Barrett, Geronimo
Completely and utterly authentic, this classic's captivating narrator is the legendary warrior and shaman himself, who describes his early life and his family, rituals related to hunting and religion, and his military tactics.
|The Ghost-Dance Religion and Wounded Knee |
by James Mooney
Classic of American anthropology explores messianic cult behind Indian resistance, from Pontiac to the 1890s. Extremely detailed and thorough. Originally published in 1896 by the Bureau of American Ethnology. 38 plates, 49 other illustrations.
|Great Native Americans Coloring Book |
by Peter F. Copeland
Accurately rendered portraits of 42 outstanding Native Americans, among them Geronimo, the famous Apache chieftain, Chief Joseph (Nez Percé), Pontiac (Ottawa), and Sitting Bull (Sioux). Captions.
|Great Speeches by Native Americans |
by Bob Blaisdell
These 82 speeches encompass 5 centuries of Indian encounters with nonindigenous peoples. Speakers include Chief Joseph, Sitting Bull, Tecumseh, Seattle, Geronimo, Crazy Horse, and many lesser-known leaders.
|Handbook of American Indian Games |
by Allan and Paulette Macfarlan
Rich collection of 150 authentic American Indian games for boys and girls of all ages: running, relay, kicking, throwing and rolling, tossing and catching, guessing, group-challenge and many other games. 74 black-and-white illustrations.
|Handbook of the Indians of California |
by A. L. Kroeber
Monumental work includes demographics, linguistic relations, social structures, folkways, religion, material culture, more. Surveys of the Yurok, Pomo, Maidu, Yokuts, and Mohave receiving most attention. 479 illustrations. 40 maps.